The Stumble

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"The Stumble"
The Stumble single cover.jpg
Single by Freddie King
from the album Let's Hide Away and Dance Away with Freddy King
B-side"Takin' Care of Business"
Released1962 (1962)
Format45 rpm record
LabelFederal (45–12450)
Songwriter(s)Freddie King, Sonny Thompson

"The Stumble" is a blues guitar instrumental composed and recorded by American blues artist Freddie King, for his 1961 album Let's Hide Away and Dance Away with Freddy King. It was released as the fourth single from this album in 1962. It is considered a blues classic[1] and follows in a string of popular instrumentals recorded by King in the early 1960s, including "Hide Away", "San-Ho-Zay", and "Sen-Sa-Shun".

Other recordings[edit]

"The Stumble" has been recorded by many artists, including:


  1. ^ Erlewine, Stephen Thomas; Koda, Cub (1996). "Freddie King". In Erlewine, Michael. All Music Guide to the Blues. San Francisco: Miller Freeman Books. p. 152. ISBN 0-87930-424-3.